This article defines the workers' compensation system, including injury statistics and reasons for spiraling costs and suggests to employers ways to manage this risk in an effort to achieve both employee satisfaction and decreased financial liability.
As key components of the system, physicians are educated as to how the system works and encouraged to become active participants in helping promote employee well-being.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine travail, Législation, Accident travail, Maladie professionnelle, Historique, Epidémiologie, Aspect économique, Prévention, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational medicine, Legislation, Occupational accident, Occupational disease, Case history, Epidemiology, Economic aspect, Prevention, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0462075
Code Inist : 002B30B03. Création : 199406.